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Special assistance announced for Bihar, Bengal
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In a move apparently dictated more by politics, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday proposed a series of sops for Bihar and West Bengal, which are set to hold assembly polls this year and in 2016.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:56:13 PM

India to build five ultra mega power projects, economists sceptic
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said his government plans to build five new ultra mega power projects totalling 20,000 MW which will unlock investment of up to Rs.1 lakh crore. Economists, however, seemed sceptic.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:52:12 PM

Information and broadcasting ministry outlay up by 16.8 percent
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has been allocated Rs.3,711 crore in the 2015-16 union budget, marking an increase of 16.8 percent over the last fiscal, where the revised budget outlay was Rs.3,176.80 crore.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:44:03 PM

Allocation to smart cities project lowered
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Prime Minster Narendra Modi's pet project of building 100 smart cities has only been allotted Rs.143.05 crore in the union budget Saturday - down from Rs.7,016 crore.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:38:04 PM

Samajwadi Party, CPI-ML slam union budget
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party and the CPI-ML Saturday slammed the union budget, saying it had disappointed the common man.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:38:03 PM

Tamil Nadu leaders term budget disappointing
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major political leaders Saturday expressed their disappointment at most proposals made by union finance minister Arun Jaitley in his 2015-16 budget while welcoming a few.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:26:12 PM

Budget pro-rich, pro-corporate: Assam CM
Guwahati, Feb 28 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogol Saturday termed the union budget for 2015-16 "pro-rich and pro-corporate", while regional political party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) said it was a "depressing" one for Assam and the northeast.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:24:04 PM

Black money abroad? Be ready for jail, huge fines
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday unveiled a slew of stringent steps to battle black money stashed abroad, including a new law that will entail rigorous imprisonment of up to 10 years and a penalty of 300 percent on its perpetrators.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:16:11 PM

Nod for Odisha's Rs.101 crore investment plan
Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) Odisha's State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) Saturday approved a Rs.101 crore investment proposal in the state, an official said.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:08:04 PM

Home ministry gets Rs.62,124 crore in budget
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The union home ministry was Saturday allocated Rs.62,124.52 crore in the budget for 2015-16, an increase of Rs.5,752.07 crore from that of the last fiscal.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:00:04 PM

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